Gender in 19th Century America Bibliography

Query: From: Jacqueline Storc 04 March 1996

I am a graduate compiling a directed reading on 19th century U.S. gender topics. Thus far, I have consulted those listed below. Any further suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Baym, Nina Woman's Fiction, American Women Writers and the Work of History, 1790-1860

Clinton, Catherine The Plantation Mistress

Cott, Nancy The Bonds of Womanhood

Faust, Drew Gilpin Mother of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War

Fox-Genovese, E. Within the Plantation Household

Jones, Jaqueline Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow

Kelley, Mary Private Woman, Public Stage

Ryan, Mary Cradle of the Middle Class

The Empire of the Mother

Smith-Rosenberg, C. Disorderly Conduct

Tompkins, Jane Sensational Designs


Bleser, Carol In Joy and In Sorrow: Women, Family and Marriage in the Victorian South

Clinton, Catherine & Silber, Nina, eds; Divided Houses: Gender and the Civil War

Deutsch, Sarah No Separate Refuge

Ginzberg, Women and the Work of Benevolence

Gordon, Linda Pitied But Not Entitled

Greenberg, David Construction of Heterosexuality

Halttuten, Confidence Men and Painted Women

Kerber, Women of the Republic

Mathews, Glenna Just a Housewife

Muncy, Creating a Female Dominion

Osterud, Nancy Grey Bonds of Community

Pascoe, Peggy Relations of Rescue

Ryan, Mary P. Women in Public: Between Banners and Ballots, 1825-1880

Sklar, two biographies on Catherine Beecher and Florence Kelley

Skocpol, Theda Protecting Soldiers and Mothers

Stansell, Christine City of Women: Sex and Class in New York, 1789-1860 (Chicago & Urbana; Univ. of Illinois Press, 1987)

Yellin, The Abolitionist Sisterhood, Women and Sisters

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